Spiriva and Pruritus - from FDA reports


Summary

Pruritus is found among people who take Spiriva, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Singulair, and have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . We study 90,843 people who have side effects while taking Spiriva from FDA. Among them, 1,075 have Pruritus. Find out below who they are, when they have Pruritus and more.

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Spiriva

Spiriva has active ingredients of tiotropium bromide monohydrate. It is often used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest outcomes from Spiriva 91,894 users)

Pruritus

Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,366 Pruritus patients).

On Feb, 02, 2017

90,843 people reported to have side effects when taking Spiriva.
Among them, 1,075 people (1.18%) have Pruritus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Spiriva cause Pruritus?

Time on Spiriva when people have Pruritus *:

  • < 1 month: 47.9 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.13 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.72 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.2 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.36 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.84 %
  • 10+ years: 0.84 %

Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Spiriva *:

  • female: 60.59 %
  • male: 39.41 %

Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Spiriva *:

  • 0-1: 0.12 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.61 %
  • 20-29: 0.61 %
  • 30-39: 2.7 %
  • 40-49: 5.77 %
  • 50-59: 16.07 %
  • 60+: 74.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (361 people, 33.58%)
  • Asthma (158 people, 14.70%)
  • High Blood Pressure (128 people, 11.91%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (72 people, 6.70%)
  • Emphysema (67 people, 6.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (130 people, 12.09%)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (127 people, 11.81%)
  • Albuterol (125 people, 11.63%)
  • Symbicort (123 people, 11.44%)
  • Aspirin (108 people, 10.05%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (339 people, 31.53%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (201 people, 18.70%)
  • Fatigue (118 people, 10.98%)
  • Urticaria (112 people, 10.42%)
  • Nausea (92 people, 8.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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